Advice and Information for Parents and Students

This page contains a range of documents and website links as a source of useful information.

Child in Mind is a series of podcasts aimed to help parents and carers understand and manage child and family mental health problems.

Talking Mental Health - Secondary Parents Leaflet

Mental Health - Handy Apps and Websites

YoungMinds Vs Stress - An online movement to combat school stress. See information at YoungMinds - Coping with Stress

What is an Eating Disorder and When to Worry

Talking Treatments - What are they used for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist. Find out below.
What are Talking Treatments
Making Sense of Talking Treatments

Recognising Self Harm and How to Manage It - Useful Information for Young People, Parents and Teachers.
YoungMinds - Your Guide to Self Harm
Self Harm - What Young People Say
YoungMinds - No Harm Done Young People's Pack
YoungMinds - No Harm Done Professional's Pack
Self Harm - Having the first conversation

Handy Apps
- SuperBetter - Increasing resilience
- MindShift - An app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety
- Stop, Breathe & Think - Creating Calm and Peace. This app helps you do just that.
- Smiling Mind - a web/app-based program to help bring balance to people’s lives.
- HeadSpace - Mediation and Mindfulness Made Simple.

Family Action is a national charity with a local focus, delivering services from local offices across the country.

The HUB. The Hub Lifeline Lewisham provides support to individuals aged 11-25 years who are experiencing issues with substance misuse in Lewisham. 020 8690 3020

MindEd Hub. A free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults.